EPL Round Up: Chelsea extend lead, victory for Man U, Man City and Liverpool

A first-half strike from Cesc Fabregas has earned Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Sunderland.

The goal from the Spaniard also gives the Blues their 10th successive win in the Premier League and they now sit six points clear at the top of the standings.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored an 88th-minute winner as Manchester United recorded a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in Wednesday night’s incident-filled Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.

James McArthur cancelled out a Paul Pogba strike to leave the two teams level entering the final stages, but Ibrahimovic netted two minutes from time to make it back-to-back league wins for the Red Devils, who remain six points behind fourth-place Manchester City in the league table.

Liverpool moved up to second in the Premier League table courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium this evening.

An Adam Lallana brace either side of a Divock Origi strike saw the visitors return to winning ways and capitalise on Arsenal’s slip-up against Everton last night to leapfrog the Gunners in the table.

Manchester City responded to back-to-back Premier League defeats by beating Watford 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday evening and claiming their first top-flight win at home in three months.

Pablo Zabaleta was an unlikely scorer in the 33rd minute, while David Silva wrapped up the win four minutes from time to keep Pep Guardiola’s side fourth in the table, seven points adrift of leaders Chelsea.


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